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Tier Conflation

PHONOLOGY/MORPHOLOGY: a process by which multilinear representations are linearized. For the Arabic form katab 'write-perfect active' this entails the following change:

       / \			
    C V C V C	 TC	C V C V	  C
    |   |   |           | | | |   |
    k   t   b		k a t a	  b

LIT. McCarthy, J. (1986)
McCarthy, J. (1981)
Spencer, A. (1991)